(e.g. yourname@email.com)

Forgot Password?

    Or login with Facebook

    COAST GUARD MEDEVACS MAN 127 MILES EAST OF VIRGINIA BEACH

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, UNITED STATES

    06.20.2014

    Courtesy Video

    U.S. Coast Guard District 5

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old man Friday from a sailboat 127 miles east of Virginia Beach.
    A crewman aboard the 37-foot sailboat Bad Cat contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders via a satellite phone at approximately 12:24 p.m. to report the captain of the vessel was suffering from a skin infection.
    District watchstanders launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, to assist.
    The aircrews arrived on scene at approximately 2:15 p.m. The man was hoisted aboard the helicopter and transferred to Norfolk Sentara General Hospital personnel at approximately 3:10 p.m.

    LEAVE A COMMENT

    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 06.20.2014
    Date Posted: 06.20.2014 17:28
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 344894
    VIRIN: 140620-G-ZZ999-010
    Filename: DOD_101755349
    Length: 00:00:57
    Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, US 

    Web Views: 351
    Downloads: 6
    High-Res. Downloads: 6
    Podcast Hits: 0

    PUBLIC DOMAIN